Commemorating victims of the Holocaust

“It’s important that we continuously remember accurately what happened, why it happened and to whom it happened, so that we can educate those that may have misunderstood history,” Rabbi Jack …

Long Beach resident saves washed up seal

Pamela Lanigan was going on her usual morning jog in East Atlantic Beach on April 10 when she saw something washed up on the beach. As she ran closer, she saw a gray seal caught in a tangled …

Long Beach’s Charlie McAvoy impresses in NHL debut

Just three weeks after playing his final collegiate hockey game for Boston University, Long Beach native Charlie McAvoy found himself in the Stanley Cup playoffs, showered with high praise from many …

Guest Column

Long Beach's new bag ordinance is not about the 5-cent fee

Happy Earth Day! Our community has a lot to celebrate, and we have taken the steps to minimize our footprint on the planet by being the first city in Nassau County to help eliminate single-use …

Guest Column — Hot Topics

Earth Day — a good time to start your spring cleaning

Earth Day is April 22, and many use the day to jumpstart their spring cleaning. It’s a great time to both help the environment and promote safety around your home and neighborhood. Proper cleanup …

Obituary

Long Beach remembers a surfing legend

When he wasn’t saving lives, coaching soccer or spending time with his two children, Long Beach firefighter Brian Ward was most likely surfing, often at Laurelton and Washington boulevard beaches. …

Building houses for the homeless

Jessica Piazza was a junior at Long Beach High School in 2013 when she learned about a Habitat for Humanity project in Bogotá, Colombia — the city where her mother is from. Later that year, she …